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Procurement Manager

Recruiter: Hays Recruitment
Location: Bournemouth
Salary: £40,00 - £45,000 + benefits
Application date: 15th Dec 2020

Your new company
Hays Procurement and Supply Chain is currently working with a fast-growing manufacturing organisation.

Your new role
Leading the Procurement team to deliver the required materials for production. This role’s primary focus is to coach the existing team and provide procurement expertise as a reference point for team excellence. Working with and mentoring the team to ensure contracts and agreements with all key suppliers are managed effectively. This will cover both procured goods and supplier held inventories.

You will be responsible for:
Overseeing the procurement team in relation to the replenishment of components
Utilising the MRP system to ensure all production can be completed in a timely manner.
Overseeing the procurement of finished goods, sourced from the Far East for resale, are supplied into both UK and US facility.
Ensuring adequate components stock and finished goods in partnership with the Demand Planning team.
Ensuring all procedures are documented and controlled.

This is a fast-paced environment where an ability to work well under pressure and plan effectively will be the key to success.

What you’ll need to succeed
MCIPS qualified or currently working towards
Previous experience of having managed 3rd party suppliers.
3rd party production oversight experience
Clear understanding of procurement procedures for manufacturing
Appreciation of lean manufacturing principles
Inventory management expertise
Knowledge and experience of component purchasing from low-cost economies, particularly the Far-East would be of benefit.

Person specification
Resolute character
Good team player
Strong listening skills and ability to make decisions
Good coaching skills to support the development of the team
Ability to accept, support and if necessary instigate change. Desire to guide, steer and grow a team to support company aspirations and growth.

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